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Table 1 Hepatitis B status of our haemodialysis cohort

From: The prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus (hbv) infection in a large multi-ethnic haemodialysis cohort

  Hepatitis B surface anigen (HBsAg) Hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBcAb) Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBsAb) Number of patients
HBV immune via vaccination Negative Negative Positive 335 (42%)
Chronic HBV infection Positive Positive Negative 15 (2%)
Past Hepatitis B infection Negative Positive Positive 139 (17%)
Past Hepatitis B infection* Negative Positive Negative 22 (3%)
Non-immune Negative Negative Negative 282 (36%)
  1. *Patients who have acquired natural immunity due to prior exposure to hepatitis B.